1. Developing Culturally Responsive Approaches to Serving Diverse Populations: A Resource Guide for Community-Based Organizations

    As communities become more culturally and linguistically diverse, community-based service organizations (CBOs) are called to do more to reduce disparities in access and use of important social services. An important strategy is developing cultural competency—behaviors, attitudes, and policies that enable CBOs to work effectively in cross-cultural situations. This resource guide...
  2. LGBQ/GNCT Girls and Boys in the California Juvenile Justice System: A Practice Guide

    This guide is designed to help California probation officials protect the safety and well-being of lesbian, gay, bisexual, questioning, and/or gender nonconforming and transgender (LGBQ/GNCT) youth in their care and custody. The guide recommends policies and procedures to prohibit discrimination, prevent harm, and promote fair and equitable treatment of LGBQ/GNCT...
  3. Engage, Involve, Empower: Family Engagement in Juvenile Drug Treatment Courts

    This technical assistance brief, which is based on the results of a nationwide survey of juvenile drug treatment courts, juvenile mental health courts, and hybrid juvenile treatment courts, provides recommendations for successful family engagement within a juvenile drug treatment court program. The brief also includes a self-assessment tool to assess...
  4. Bullying Prevention in Indian Country

    The Bullying Prevention in Indian Country fact sheet from SAMHSA highlights effective school-based anti-bullying prevention strategies and provides information and resources related to the specific bullying prevention needs for American Indian and Alaska Native Communities. Population of focus: American Indian and Alaska Native children and youth Link to resource: http://store.samhsa.gov/product/SMA16-4996 Date:...